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UAE’s $476M Lockheed Hellfire III Missile Request Gets State Dept Approval

The State Department has cleared United Arab Emirates’ request to purchase a suite of Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) AGM-114 R/K Hellfire Category III Missiles through a $476 million foreign military sales agreement with the U.S. government. Lockheed’s missile and fire control business will serve as the prime contractor on the deal that covers provision of up …

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Bloomberg: State Dept to Clear UAE’s $220M Buy of General Atomics’ Predator XP

The State Department plans to approve a proposed $220 million direct sale of General Atomics-built Predator XP surveillance drones and related equipment to the United Arab Emirates, Bloomberg reported Tuesday. Anthony Capaccio writes that this will be the first sale of unmanned aircraft to a non-NATO member if the deal moves forward. The report …

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Saudi Arabia, UAE Eye Fincantieri Submarine Acquisitions; Achille Fulfaro Comments

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri plans to hold submarine acquisition talks with government customers in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, Defense News reported Sunday. Awad Mustafa writes Saudi Arabia also wants to purchase more than a dozen German-built Type 209 submarines worth $3.4 billion combined. German newspaper Bild originally reported the …

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Lockheed to Receive $1.96B in UAE Missile Interceptor Deal

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has confirmed a foreign military sales agreement reported last week by Bloomberg, announcing it has won a $1.96 billion contract to supply two Terminal High Altitude Area Defense weapon systems to the U.S. Missile Defense Agency. Lockheed said in its release it will provide the THAAD weapon systems and …

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Boeing to Provide Engineering Services, Logistics Support to UAE

The U.S. Army has awarded Boeing Co.‘s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business a contract to provide engineering services and performance base logistics support for the United Arab Emirates. The $10, 052, 570 firm-fixed-price award modifies a previously-awarded contract. Work will be performed in Mesa, Ariz., with an estimated completion date of Sept. …

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UAE Announces Purchase of Six Boeing C-17s

Boeing and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Air Force have announced a contract for the UAE’s acquisition of six Boeing C-17 Globemaster III advanced airlifters. The UAE, which announced in 2009 that it would modernize its airlift capabilities with the C-17, is the second Middle East nation to order the …

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News- Cobham Establishes Office in UAE

Cobham announced the opening of an office in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to help provide customers in the Middle East with aerospace equipment maintenance. The Maintenance and Repair Operations (MRO) section of Cobham will have a location within Dubai. MRO provides maintenance, repair operations and overhauling of hydraulic systems, …

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